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Travel to Oman

Oman's Information

Flag of Oman
Land Area 309,500 km2
Total Area 309,500km2 (#70)
Population 3,355,262 (#134)
Population Density 10.84/km2
Government Type Absolute Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $173.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $43,700
Currency Rial (OMR)
Largest Cities

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ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)
The charms of the sparkling-white capital city of Muscat include its architecture, museums and mosques. Oman's many other attractions include the coastal sea town of Sur; the historical monuments and history of Nizwa - the country's ancient capital; the Musandam Peninsula and its stunning topography; endless fishing, scuba diving, and trekking venues - to name but a few.


  • Calling Code: 968
  • Electricity: 240V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: Oman's climate varies, depending on the part of the country. In the east and north, the climate is Mediterranean. In the west and south, it's tropical, while in the center part of the country, it's desert.

    In the south and west, monsoon weather occurs between June and September.

    The favorite time to visit for most travelers is between October and March, when temperatures are warm and there is minimal rainfall.


  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • Oman Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on November 22, 2017.

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